Become work-ready with employability skills
“A set of attributes, skills and knowledge that all labour market participants should possess to ensure they have the capability of being effective in the workplace – to the benefit of themselves, their employer and the wider economy.”
All of our courses are vocational and have been designed with employers so you will learn the skills, knowledge and attitudes that recruiters are looking for. We do this by creating opportunities for you to be exposed to what’s really happening in industry so most of our courses have a work-related element which could be a formal work placement.
These are some of the different kinds of work-related activities that you might experience on your course:
Student-based opportunities and support
Opportunities to develop your employment skills are not just found within classrooms. Often, it is what you do in addition to your course that really helps you stand out. Below are just some of the other opportunities on offer to you that could help you develop your employability skills or build your CV:
Gaining a higher-level qualification can open many new doors for you. If you are looking for a career change or wish to explore where your new qualification may lead you, our careers team will be happy to provide advice and guidance. Our careers team can also offer advice and guidance on the various financial loans and grants that are available to you, whether you are studying full or part-time. Contact them directly to book an appointment: